2015 Hawaii Revised Statutes
TITLE 28. PROPERTY
502. Bureau of Conveyances; Recording
502-8 Bureau of conveyances special fund.
Sections 502-7 and 502-8 designated as Part II and part heading amended by L 2009, c 102, §2(3).
§502-8 Bureau of conveyances special fund. (a) There is established in the state treasury the bureau of conveyances special fund, into which shall be deposited the revenues remitted pursuant to sections 501-23.5 and 502-25, interest earnings, grants, donations, and appropriations from the legislature that shall be held separate and apart from all other moneys, funds, and accounts in the state treasury.
(b) Moneys in the bureau of conveyances special fund shall be used by the bureau of conveyances for the following purposes:
(1) Planning, design, construction, and acquisition of equipment, furnishings, and software necessary for the development of the recording system described in this chapter and chapter 501;
(2) Operating, maintaining, and improving the recording system described in this chapter and chapter 501 or any other purpose deemed necessary by the bureau of conveyances for the purpose of planning, improving, developing, operating, and maintaining the recording system described in this chapter and chapter 501;
(3) Permanent and temporary staff positions for the purposes of this chapter and chapter 501; and
(4) Administrative costs for the purposes of this chapter and chapter 501.
(c) All moneys in excess of $500,000 remaining on balance in the bureau of conveyances special fund on June 30 of each year shall lapse to the credit of the state general fund; provided that any balance of funds collected pursuant to section 16 of Act 120, Session Laws of Hawaii 2009, shall not lapse to the credit of the state general fund. On July 1 of each year, the director of finance is authorized to transfer any excess funds in the bureau of conveyances special fund to the state general fund. [L 1999, c 125, §2; am L 2003, c 178, §58; am L 2009, c 120, §12]
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